10% gender pay gap at the BBC, almost half as many women high earners compared to men
As part of a freedom of information request, the BBC has this week revealed that men are earning over 10% more than their female counterparts within the corporation.
As of 31 December 2016, women earned an average of £34,400 at the BBC, while men earned an average of £37,971.
The gender pay gap has closed slightly since 2015, when there was an 11.3% difference.
The corporation also revealed that there are almost half as many women earning £75,000 or above, compared to men.
It reported that there were 334 women earning £75,000 or above as of 31 December 2016, compared to 615 men.